Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Douglas, Louis

  • Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Douglas, Louis
  • Douglas, Louis, Interviewee
  • Brayton, Linda, Interviewer
  • 2 sound files, digital, MPEG3 file
  • The following names and terms were used in this interview: Homer Barrett, Newt Lane, John Andrew Johnson, Jogging, Mort the Dude, Pearly Rutley, Jack Kale, Schr, Glorianna.
  • Linda Brayton and David Masters, principal oral historians; Interviewer: Brayton, Linda (4/21/1978)
  • TRACKS: 1. Douglas visits Olson at Fort Square, breakfast with Douglas -- 2. Olson family cottage, Homer Barrett -- 3. Olson swordfishing trip -- 4. Olson's father -- 5. Olson's postal career -- 6. Olson's death and burial -- 7. Douglas' arrival in Gloucester, fishing -- 8. Catholic Johnson, skipper's home on the Fort -- 9. Douglas' arrival in the U.S. -- 10. Douglas' vessel, the Glorianna, lost -- 11. Stage Fort cottages (Douglas' daughter) -- 12. Douglas' job with Swift & Co., first auto in Gloucester -- 13. Douglas meets wife -- 14. John Andrew Johnson, Homer Barrett's home.
  • Originally issued on sound cassettes and transferred to compact discs.
  • 04-21-1978
  • [Gloucester, Mass] : Sawyer Free Library


Douglas, Louis, Interviewee and Brayton, Linda, Interviewer, “Toward an oral history of Cape Ann : Douglas, Louis,” Sawyer Free Library, Gloucester, Mass., accessed June 4, 2020,


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